ACTION ALERT: SR0982 Hazardous Material Near School (Time Sensitive)

Witness Slips are needed prior to Tuesday, February 25, 2020 for SR0982 HAZARDOUS MATERIAL NEAR SCHOOL – this is very quick and easy to do.

SR0982 is an Illinois state resolution urging local emergency response planning officials to partner with school districts in their region in order to disseminate information pertaining to safety threats related to the storage and transport of hazardous substances, including petroleum oil and HHFTs, to the parents of attending students, faculty and staff, and schools at risk of being negatively impacted by storage facilities and/or the transport of such hazardous materials. Further, it urges local emergency response planning officials to include school districts in their region in the development and implementation of oil spill response plans specific to incidents involving the storage and transport of hazardous materials, including petroleum oil and HHFTs.

To fill out a Witness Slip in support of SR0982, you file as “proponent“, and “Record Of Appearance Only“, which means you would like to register your support.  During the hearing, the chairperson will read how many people support and oppose the legislation.

When filling out Firm, Business, or Agency and Representing – you can simply respond “Self“, and the witness slip will post.

Follow this link to access a SR0982 WITNESS SLIP.

Thank you!  This resolution is very important for the safety of our children and school personnel.

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